May 23, 2023, St. Petersburg, FL – Water Tower Research (www.watertowerresearch.com) is pleased to announce that Chief Executive Officer Charlie Phippen will speak at the 2023 NIRI Annual Conference.
The NIRI 2023 Annual Conference will be held from June 6 to 8 in Chicago, Illinois. The conference is the world’s largest and most comprehensive networking event, attracting IR professionals from across the US and around the globe. Phippen will be speaking on June 7 at 3:30 pm in the following session: The Evolution of the Sell Side Continues: What Does IR Need to Know? Those who are interested can register here.
Commenting on his participation in the 2023 NIRI Annual Conference, Phippen stated, “I am very excited to speak at this year’s conference. Several factors are affecting the sell-side that are rapidly changing the industry. We are witnessing a significant change in the value of research and how the sell-side will have to service clients. We need to understand these changes as they will affect investor relations going forward.”
Charlie Phippen is the Chief Executive Officer of Water Tower Research. As a global leader in the financial industry, Charlie has more than 25 years of experience across investment banking, sales, trading, and equity research at leading firms including Goldman Sachs, UBS, and BNP Paribas. He has successfully built and run numerous businesses across financial markets.
Most recently, Charlie was the Chief Operating Officer at Water Tower Research before being promoted to Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Water Tower Research, Charlie was the Chief Operating Officer of Market Structure & Technology at Greenwich Associates, an S&P Global company, where he drove profitability by managing operations, sales, and marketing.
Prior to Greenwich Associates, Charlie was the Director of Product Management at IHS Markit, developing and expanding its suite of analyst research offerings for the financial markets. He also held management positions at BNP Paribas, UBS, and Goldman Sachs overseeing equity, derivatives, and investment banking.
Phippen received his BA in Business, Economics, and Psychology from Lafayette College.
About Water Tower Research (WTR)
Water Tower Research is modernizing Investor Relations through research-driven communications and Investor Engagement. Sound investment research begins with good information. At WTR, we help companies and investors connect by creating expert information flow and strategies that are the foundation of a successful modern investor relations platform. Our analysts and capital markets professionals bring decades of unrivaled Wall Street experience and insight to a new digital world of investor communications and engagement. Our research and investor content is distributed across traditional research aggregators like Bloomberg, FactSet, etc., proprietary direct distribution lists, social media, search engines, and our website. As a result, every institutional and retail investor has equal access to our high-quality company research. Our mission is to help companies take control of their IR program and proactively reach investors while bringing investors a consistent flow of quality information to help them understand our clients’ businesses, industries, and the investment opportunities they present.